Climate Change: International Cooperation

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 7th July 2010.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he is taking to secure a legally binding international treaty on climate change.

Photo of Gregory Barker Gregory Barker The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Government are committed to seeking an ambitious global deal to tackle climate change. The Government are playing their full part in the international negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

By the time of the Climate Change Conference in Cancun in November this year, we aim to make substantial progress towards agreement on the key elements of a legally binding international agreement.

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